Welcome to York - YUSA

You've received an Offer of Employment. Congratulations! Below you'll find pension, benefits and contract information you will want to review in advance of your acceptance.

Collective Agreement

Union membership requires all YusApuy members pay union dues at the rate agreed upon by YusApuY and York University. Currently the rate is 1.5% of gross pay from each pay cheque.

Benefits

Medical/Dental Benefits

Benefits eligibility criteria and coverage is outlined in Article 29.01 of the Collective Agreement. The complete benefits package is available below:

Sunlife Benefits Booklet for full time YusApuy employees

Sunlife Benefits Booklet for part time YusApuy employees

Pension

Benefits eligibility criteria and coverage is outlined in Article 29.01 of the Collective Agreement. The complete benefits package is available below:

Professional Development

External Development

Please review the YusApuy external development fund form for information on how YusApuy will help support your professional development.

Tuition Fee Waiver

For employees in positions with more than a 24 hours/week commitment, we're proud to offer tuition fee waivers. For details and applicability, please review the Tuition Fee Waiver Guidelines.

Internal Professional Development

Through York's Learning & Organizational Development team, employees have access to hundreds of internal complimentary courses, offered in instructor led settings and online.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program is a confidential and voluntary support service to help employees and their family members with solving issues related to personal life and or workplace issues. The program is accessible toll-free, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. All contact is confidential.

Entitlements

Vacation

Article 28 of the Collective Agreement outlines vacation entitlements. Any request for vacation must be approved by the person to whom you report.

Sick Leave

Article 19 of the Collective Agreement outlines the accrual of sick days.

Orientation

New Employee Orientation & Onboarding

All non academic employees will be notified by their Hiring Manager of their scheduled Orientation date.  Orientation will include an overview of the University’s history, program and services.  At this session, you will be set up for payroll and if applicable, enrolled in benefits.

In order to activate your pay and benefits, please complete and bring all Pension and Benefit forms for your affiliation (see links below under “Pension and Benefits Packages”), and the following pieces of information/identification with you to your New Employee Orientation session, to avoid delays in enrollment:

Your Social Insurance Number,
Photocopy of proof of your date of birth (e.g., passport, birth or baptismal certificate, citizenship card),
Your banking information (e.g. void cheque, bank branch address- if not already provided), and;
Names and birth dates of beneficiaries and dependants, if applicable. Dependant(s) will be added to your benefit plan effective the date the necessary proof has been received.

The following documents will be accepted as proof (please note only one of the following per category is required):

If married: a photocopy of your marriage certificate, or a piece of mail with same address as employee, or proof of joint bank account.
If common law: a photocopy of your driver’s license with same address as employee, or a piece of mail with same address as employee, or proof of joint bank account.
Children: a photocopy of their birth certificate, or baptismal certificate, or a piece of mail with same address as employee.

Please review the following in advance of your orientation session, and your first day at York.

For your first day...

The following documents should be completed and brought with you your first day.

Don't forget to prepare for your first day on campusDon't forget!

Visit the Parking Services site for information on where to park, and how to purchase a parking pass.

Get your YU Card once you're on campus. In addition to being accepted by campus vendors, it's your employee identification card. Visit the YU Card site for additional information.